Air pollution

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High air pollution levels found on cruise ship’s deck

Undercover measurements of harmful ultra-fine particles (PM) on the sun deck of a European cruise ship revealed concentrations up to 200 times higher than natural background levels and 20 times worse than in the busy city centres with heavy traffic ..
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Cost-effective to cut ship NOx emissions

By supplementing NOx Emission Control Areas with economic instruments, ship NOx emissions can be cut faster and further.
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Chinese ship emission control areas

Last year Chinese authorities introduced three domestic sulphur emission control areas (ECA) – setting a maximum limit on sulphur in fuel of 0.5 per cent – in ports in the coastal regions of the Yangtze River Delta ..
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Air pollution risk in dense farming areas

A new study from the Netherlands shows that the air in heavily agricultural areas can be as risky to breathe as in traffic-choked cities.
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No. 4 December 2016

Content: IMO confirrms 2020 date, End derogations for polluting coal plants, A Europe powered only with renewable energy, Climate target for agriculture, Air pollution costs trillions, Germany's slow decarbonisation, Unique oppurtunity for Ukraine
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Air pollution from US power plants to be cut

The new Cross-State Air Pollution Rule by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) replaces and strengthens the 2005 Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR). By 2014, this rule and other state and ...
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